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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

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LA Mom Faces Charges In Overseas Custody Dispute

A woman who was arrested in France on charges of breaking child custody laws has been returned to Los Angeles to face prosecution.

04/10/2014

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OC Grandfather Awarded France’s Highest Civilian Honor For Service In World War II

A Costa Mesa great-grandfather was awarded France’s highest civilian honor nearly seventy years after he enlisted to fight in World War II.

CBS Los Angeles–07/22/2013

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On D-Day Anniversary, Vet Recalls Forecasting Weather During WWII

On the 69th anniversary of D-Day, a veteran soldier recalled forecasting the weather to help save lives during World War II.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/06/2013

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Valentine’s Traditions From Around The World

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.

01/22/2013

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US Soccer To Face France Nov. 11 At Stade De France

The United States will play France in a friendly at the Stade de France on Nov. 11, the first meeting between the nations in 32 years.

10/14/2011

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Pau Gasol Takes Spain To Eurobasket Finals

Defending champion Spain and first-time finalist France will compete for the European basketball title on Sunday and have qualified for next year’s Olympics in London.

09/16/2011

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Best French Cafés, Bakeries and Restaurants In and Around LA

Our guide to the best boulangeries, patisseries, bistros and brasseries will give you a taste of French foods that may even transport you (for a short time) to your favorite sidewalk café in Montmartre or bistro in the Côte d’Azur.

07/13/2011

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Valerie Orsoni Of ‘Le Boot Camp’ Visits KCAL9

Valerie Orsoni of LeBootCamp.com visited KCAL9 Wednesday to talk about the French diet craze.

05/11/2011

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U.S. Wine Sales Top France For The First Time

For the first time ever, overall U.S. wine sales have topped the wine-loving French. It’s big news for vintners — on both sides of the Atlantic — but don’t break out the “We’re No. 1!” foam fingers just yet.

03/17/2011

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy Hacked On Facebook

President Nicolas Sarkozy says his Facebook page got hacked — and he jokingly used the opportunity to poke fun at the intruder’s spelling mistakes in a fake message saying the French leader won’t seek a second term.

01/24/2011

LA Man Wanted In Ponzi Scheme Arrested In France

A Los Angeles financial adviser charged with defrauding investors in a $228 million Ponzi scheme has been arrested in France.

09/29/2010